Yamaha has launched special edition MotoGP versions of the MX King and V-Xion bikes in Indonesia on the lines of the recently introduced R25 and R25 MotoGP editions.
Having launched the R25 and R15 MotoGP special edition models earlier this month, Yamaha Indonesia has now extended the MotoGP livery to its more popular models in terms of volumes the V-Ixion motorcycle as well as the MX King 150 step thru scooter. Much like the R25 and R15 MotoGP editions, both the mass market offerings get covered in the feisty Yamaha racing blue livery along with the sponsor badges of Movistar.
Starting with the V-Ixion 150cc motorcycle, the bike received an update most recently sporting a new headlight design, aggressive styling, shorter rear fender and a new gold crankcase cover. The engine was upgraded to Euro 3 emission standards while there is a new 3D V-Xion emblem on the fuel tank. Under the belly, the 150cc liquid-cooled engine does duty churning out 16 HP and 14.5 Nm of torque, paired to a 5-speed gearbox. Yamaha has sold over 25 lakh units of the V-Xion in Indonesia and the bike maintains a market share of 61 percent in its segment. With 100 clubs and 2 lakh members in the name of V-Xion, the company launched the MotoGP edition to reward the customers for their loyalty towards the brand.
The other special edition model is the Yamaha MX King 150 sporty moped that draws power from the a 150cc liquid-cooled engine with fuel injection that is tuned to produce 15 HP and 13.8 Nm of torque, paired to a 5-speed gearbox. The moped comes with an LED position light, wide 120/70 tyres wrapped around 17-inch wheels and disc brakes at the front and rear for effective stopping power. Yamaha has made no changes on either special edition models in terms of power output and only gets the MotoGP livery to boost the appeal. It isn’t certain as yet if the production run will be limited on MX King and V-Xion two-wheelers like it has for the R25 and R15 MotoGP special edition versions.